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Leicester pub manager killed in Barcelona lift accident

  • 7 September 2013
  • From the section Leicester
Joe Smith
Joe Smith is believed to have been injured in an accident involving a lift

A man has been killed in an accident involving a lift in Barcelona, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

Joe Smith, 24, a pub manager from Leicester, was on holiday with his girlfriend when the incident happened.

The Foreign Office confirmed it was aware of a British national's death in the Spanish city on 3 September.

A spokeswoman said: "We are in contact with the family and are providing consular assistance."

Leicestershire Police said they had not yet been made aware of the incident but would be liaising with police in Barcelona.

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